Leadership and Power

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Leadership and Power
Nathaniel Thomas
LDR/300
August 13, 2013
Alan Preizer

Leadership and Power
Mini Case Ms. Ho Ching’s influence as a leader is reflected in the changes within the organization to disclose its annual report along with performance details that were FYI to Temasek executives only. Her appeal to investors, “to look to India for opportunities for Asian growth” is demonstrated in the account of the conference of Indian companies. Additionally, her determination to influence investors in Singapore to expand their economic concerns by investing in India, continually progresses forward. Hope for sustained progress continues August 1, 2013 when former cabinet minister and former NTUC Secretary-General, Mr. Lim Boon takes over as chairman of Temasek Holdings.” (Ramesh, Y2013 ar, 1). Based on the excerpt from Ho Ching’s speech, she uses a number of influence tactics. When she points to the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis her approach is rational persuasion, “But that sparkle is beginning to return” is an inspirational appeal. The ingratiation and inspiration comes when she states, “Now is India’s turn.” Ching employing the tactic of exchange continues by stating Singapore’s trade with India which grew 50 percent since 1997. Lastly, she places a good deal of emphasis with coalition tactics with consultation. Consultation, with respect to Asia as a whole, to working hard and smart, honing her[Asia’s] competitive strengths and leveraging on her complementary capabilities across borders, the outlook in the next decade or two looks very promising indeed.” Consultation indeed asks the target(s) to continue their participation in order to build Asian’s economic influence into the global market. Ho Ching has been named one of the most powerful leaders in Asia and there are several major sources of power that makes this so. Ms. Ho Ching can be considered an…...

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